Speciality: Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Phone: (07) 3833 6794
Fax: 07 3833 6740
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au
Languages: English & Malaysian

Dr Terrence Tan is a skilled Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with extensive experience in diagnosing, treating, and managing digestive health issues. Dr Tan first completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of New South Wales, followed by specialised training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Perth. He has also been awarded a Doctorate (PhD) from the University of Queensland, where he continues to teach medical students in addition to mentoring and educating younger physicians.

Known for his compassionate and patient-centred approach to care, Dr Tan specialises in a broad range of gastrointestinal issues including:

• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), chronic constipation, diarrhoea, bloating and gas
• Diverticulitis
• Coeliac Disease and food intolerances
• Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis
• Pelvic floor disorders and faecal incontinence
• GORD (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease and heartburn)
• Colon cancer prevention, detection and surveillance
• Hepatology
• Functional gut disorders
• Alcohol-related and autoimmune liver diseases
• Metabolic liver diseases
• Fatty liver disease and haemochromatosis
• Autoimmune hepatitis
• other gastrointestinal issues.

Dr Tan is one of our lead Open Access Gastroenterologists, offering priority expert care to pre-qualified patients to investigate their digestive issues promptly. He is available for consultations and procedures at Samford Road Day Hospital and Westside Private Hospital.

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Speciality: General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Appointments: 0482 989 063
Fax: 07 4807 6161
Email: drmingho@protonmail.com
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin & English

Dr Ming Ho completed general surgical training in Newcastle and obtained his fellowship of the College of Surgeons in Australia (FRACS). He was in the UK to further his training in coloproctology in 2017 and obtained his membership of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and a fellowship of the College of Surgeons (FRCSEd). Dr Ho is accredited by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and the Joint Advisory Group on gastrointestinal endoscopy of the UK (JAG) to perform colonoscopy and gastroscopy. He also provides THD® Anopress, a newer technology to manage anorectal problems, such as rectocele, faecal incontinence, chronic constipation, anismus, obstructed defecation, rectal prolapse and obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS). This service is currently bulk-billed via Medicare.

Dr Ho’s Areas of Practice include:

▪ Colon and Rectum
▪ Cancer surveillance program
▪ Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy
▪ Gallbladder
▪ Haemorrhoids
▪ Hernia repair
▪ Breast
▪ Skin Cancer.

Dr Ming Ho is currently appointed as a staff surgeon at the Princess Charles Hospital and works privately at Samford Road Day Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital. Dr Ho also speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Speciality: Gastroenterologist
Appointments: (07) 3883 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

We are pleased to announce Dr Peerbaccus is now consulting and performing procedures at Samford Rd Day Hospital.

Dr Peerbaccus is a dual trained Gastroenterologist and Internal Medicine Specialist. He graduated from the University of Cape Town-South Africa in 2005. Dr Peerbaccus relocated to New Zealand in 2007 where he completed his advanced training in Auckland and was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2018.

He has received extensive training in General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Diseases, Motility Disorders and Functional Disorders. Dr Peerbaccus relocated to North Brisbane in 2020 and consults privately at North Lakes Day Hospital where he provides a wide range of services in General Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He performs Colonoscopy & Gastroscopic procedures at North Lakes Day Hospital.

Dr Peerbaccus has a special interest in:
• Microscopic Colitis
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Coeliac Disease
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Liver Disorders
• Haemorrhoid Banding
• Bowel Cancer Screening
• Therapeutic Endoscopy
• Gastric Balloon for weight loss

Dr Peerbaccus takes pride in being known as a passionate, caring person and aims to provide the highest standard of care to each and every patient. He is fluent in French, Creole and English. Please contact him via the details above for consultation or urgent advice.

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Speciality: Gastroenterology
Phone: (07) 3833 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Zad completed his medical training at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran 2002. He continued his basic Physician training in New South Wales and completed his Gastroenterology advanced traineeship in Queensland and New South Wales.

He was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2018 and is accredited with the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) for gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He is currently appointed as a consultant Gastroenterologist at Caboolture Hospital and STAR Herston.

Dr Zad consults on a broad range of gastroenterological conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Motility disorder, Liver Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac Disease and Bowel Cancer Screening.

Special Interests:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Motility Disorder
  • Liver Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Bowel Cancer Screening

Ali is passionate about research and his research has been published in various scientific journals. He is also active in teaching medical students and junior trainees. Individualised care and furthering tertiary level care is Dr Zad’s priority in practicing medicine. He is fluent in Persian and English.

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Speciality: Gastroenterology
Phone: 07 3833 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Hadi Moattar is a clinical Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Luminal Endoscopy and Polypectomy.

Dr Moattar completed his Medical Degree with Distinction in 2004 and has since worked in various hospitals in the United Kingdom and Queensland. In 2016, he completed his Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship after being trained at Mater Adult Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and Townsville Hospital.

Dr Moattar then worked as an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellow with the Fiona Stanley Hospital (Perth’s main IBD centre) in 2017 to expand his experience and skill in the management of complex patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

He uses his clinical and interpersonal skills to optimise patients’ care and quality of life in close collaboration with IBD Nurses, Dietitians, Colorectal Surgeons, Clinical Psychologists and Radiologists. Currently Dr Moattar works as a staff Gastroenterologist at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Dr Moattar enjoys teaching junior doctors and students; he actively participates in quality assurance projects and publishes the results of these projects in both national and international, peer-reviewed journals.

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Speciality: Gastroenterology
Phone: 07 3833 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Maguire graduated from University College Dublin in 1988 and commenced her training in Gastroenterology in Dublin in 1992. She spent a year doing clinical research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and completed her training at the Princess Alexandra and Mater Adult Hospitals in Brisbane. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1999.

Dr Maguire has a special interest in:

  • General Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr Maguire commenced with Montserrat in 2000 and offers consultations and procedure from our Samford Road Day Hospital.

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